What is the meaning of relate?


  • Make a logical or causal connection.
    • usage: "I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"; "colligate these facts"; "I cannot relate these events at all"
  • Be relevant to.
    • usage: "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
  • Give an account of.
    • usage: "The witness related the events"
  • Be in a relationship with.
    • usage: "How are these two observations related"
  • Have or establish a relationship to.
    • usage: "She relates well to her peers"
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APAWordNet. (2010). relate. Retrieved April 20, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/relate/definitions/1306145
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MLAWordNet. "relate" 23 October 2010. Web. 20 April 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/relate/definitions/1306145>
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